Reference numberMS/865/17
TitleLetter from Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond and Duke of Aubigny, London, to Martin Folkes
Date25 February 1735
DescriptionApologises for his twelve month silence, writing that he has crossed the sea six times and therefore has been out of England three times. He had intended to write but Lord Harcourt at the Hague had assured him that Folkes had set out from Rome and was likely at sea, where he would not receive a letter. He asks when Folkes will come home, as he is missed by Richmond and by Montague. If he returns via France and the Lyon road, Folkes should send a man over to Aubigny to see if Richmond is there, which he will be for summer, if the King goes to Hanover. The King had made Richmond Master of the Horse and Cabinet Counsellor. The Duchess of Richmond has given birth to a boy, and is well.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
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